A bona fide living legend, Dr. Robert C. Merton was one of the first true scientists to enter - and revolutionize - the world of finance. A distinguished professor at both MIT and Harvard, Merton was awarded the 1997 Nobel Prize in Economics. Merton breaks down what he sees as a looming potential financial crisis, just over the horizon: the underfunding of the baby boom generation's retirement savings.

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